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Books for children from around the world.

From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.

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2,821
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Topics & Subjects
562
Conduct of life
194
Children's stories
132
Children -- Conduct of life
111
Christian life
100
Children's poetry
82
Children's stories, American
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Collection
2,821
Children's Library
2,781
American Libraries
1,872
California Digital Library
1,871
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
909
New York Public Library
223
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Creator
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otis, james, 1848-1912
29
ellis, edward sylvester, 1840-1916
28
abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
26
hughs, mrs. (mary)
22
day, thomas, 1748-1789
22
goodrich, samuel g. (samuel griswold), 1793-1860
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2,718
English
74
French
19
German
2
Finnish
2
Swedish
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California Digital Library
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favorite 146
comment 20
Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 20 reviews )
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
texts
eye 477,135
favorite 119
comment 6
Osborne Coll.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
texts
eye 61,458
favorite 76
comment 2
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
New York Public Library
by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868
texts
eye 56,053
favorite 114
comment 5
NY3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
texts
eye 44,551
favorite 51
comment 11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Ségur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
texts
eye 40,768
favorite 115
comment 2
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Furniss, Dorothy
texts
eye 39,049
favorite 55
comment 1
NY3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
texts
eye 28,553
favorite 31
comment 2
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
texts
eye 26,497
favorite 13
comment 0
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
texts
eye 17,711
favorite 40
comment 3
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Slavery -- United States
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
texts
eye 17,658
favorite 22
comment 2
Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
texts
eye 16,605
favorite 49
comment 5
Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
New York Public Library
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
texts
eye 16,231
favorite 9
comment 0
New York Public Library
by McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873
texts
eye 14,541
favorite 30
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873, Readers (Primary)
California Digital Library
texts
eye 14,392
favorite 4
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, ed; Bassett, Mary R; Hammell, Will
texts
eye 13,540
favorite 4
comment 0
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
by Francis, H. T. (Henry Thomas), 1837-1924; Thomas, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1869-
texts
eye 13,424
favorite 5
comment 0
Tales from one of the sacred books of Buddhism, relating the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences
Topics: Buddhism, Buddhist parables
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,674
favorite 28
comment 1
Publisher's tan printed wrappers
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
texts
eye 12,296
favorite 30
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Giants, Giants
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,244
favorite 5
comment 0
Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Chickens
Children's Library
by Lewis Carroll
texts
eye 12,087
favorite 10
comment 1
Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure. You can also read a copy of 'Alice In Wonderland' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
New York Public Library
texts
eye 10,880
favorite 13
comment 2
Tip and his creation, Jack Pumpkin, run away to Oz where they save the city after it is captured by girls
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Fantasy
Rhymes of the nursery -- Counting-out rhymes -- Children's rhyme-games -- Children's songs and ballads -- Children's humour and quaint sayings -- Schoolroom facts and fancies -- Children's stories
Topics: Children's literature -- Scotland, Nursery rhymes, Children's songs -- Scotland, Games -- Scotland,...
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
texts
eye 10,423
favorite 16
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
texts
eye 9,746
favorite 19
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
texts
eye 9,452
favorite 4
comment 0
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
texts
eye 8,833
favorite 23
comment 4
Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
texts
eye 8,782
favorite 24
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 8,177
favorite 9
comment 0
Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
New York Public Library
by Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941
texts
eye 7,922
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Boatbuilding
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Towle, George M. (George Makepeace), 1841-1893
texts
eye 7,820
favorite 0
comment 0
NY3
Topic: Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
texts
eye 7,800
favorite 0
comment 0
Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
texts
eye 7,727
favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
New York Public Library
by Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
texts
eye 7,501
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Biography, America -- Biography, United States -- Biography
California Digital Library
texts
eye 7,395
favorite 3
comment 0
Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
texts
eye 7,256
favorite 3
comment 0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
New York Public Library
by Chisholm, Louey, comp; Spooner, M. Dibdin
texts
eye 6,901
favorite 8
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,768
favorite 29
comment 0
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
texts
eye 6,724
favorite 17
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
texts
eye 6,690
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
texts
eye 6,443
favorite 5
comment 0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
New York Public Library
by Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944; Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953, ill; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; D. V., Madame
texts
eye 6,404
favorite 23
comment 0
The sleeping beauty.--Blue Beard.--Cinderella.--Beauty and the beast
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,335
favorite 12
comment 0
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 6,259
favorite 3
comment 0
Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
New York Public Library
by Taylor, Jane, 1783-1824; Taylor, Ann, 1782-1866
texts
eye 5,908
favorite 7
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry, English
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
texts
eye 5,897
favorite 3
comment 0
Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Children's Library
by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
texts
eye 5,800
favorite 7
comment 0
A beautifully illustrated collection of rhyming children's poetry. You can also read a copy of 'A Children's Garden Of Verses' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Topic: Children's poetry
A collection of songs and music relating to various topics
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's songs, Games with music, Piano music, Piano music (4 hands)
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,731
favorite 3
comment 0
Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
New York Public Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Neill, John R. (John Rea), ill
texts
eye 5,665
favorite 9
comment 0
The story of Dorothy and the wizard in an underground world, and how with some help from friends they manage to reach the Land of Oz
Topics: Fairy tales, Fantasy
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Milner, Florence
texts
eye 5,557
favorite 5
comment 0
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,541
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
New York Public Library
by MacDonald, George, 1824-1905; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935, ill
texts
eye 5,306
favorite 15
comment 0
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
Topic: Fairy tales
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
texts
eye 5,268
favorite 14
comment 0
"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,236
favorite 14
comment 1
NUC pre-1956
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
texts
eye 5,197
favorite 1
comment 0
NY3
Topics: Proverbs, Maxims
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Human figure in art, Children in art
New York Public Library
by Gates, Josephine Scribner, 1859-1930; Rogers, Mabel
texts
eye 5,122
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Children's literature, Dolls
Contemporary green printed wrappers
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,949
favorite 13
comment 0
Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
Topic: Children's poetry
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm, 1834-1898, ill
texts
eye 4,824
favorite 6
comment 0
NY3
Topic: Fairy tales